Discussion in 'National Hockey League Talk' started by DudeWhereIsMakar, Oct 11, 2018.
The only one I can think of is Eric Lindros.
I believe Messier did.
William Nylander is represented by Lewis Gross, not Michael Nylander.
Has anyone ever seen Michael and Lewis in the same room together tho??
Kawhi Leonard and his uncle.
Wrong sport though
Can I get a half point for Jack Johnson?
That's more than Jack Johnson got out of it.
Alex Ovechkin. While not officially his agent, his mother negotiated his current contract.
Wonder how this is looked upon by other players. Having a parent as your agent. I mean sure it's a way to keep the money in the family but are they going to be as efficient as a real trained pro agent?
How do other players look at it? Is it sort of like the guy who still lives at home at 35?
I'm sure other players would love not having to pay their agent a percentage of their salary.
I think most players know their value. I personally don’t see the need for a agent if you’re a star. Agents really only help the most when you’re a not so saught after players. Especially UFA
Depends on said parents background.
If parent is a lawyer or financial person, it might not be that much of a stretch.
Mike Babcock and Zach Hyman come to mind
Or their better non blood relative agent gets them a higher salary than Jill from the PTA
No, but you can use future points as collateral to borrow as many points today as you want.
What could go wrong?
Contracts are more than dollar value. Look at how badly Doughty did with his new contract (in structure) to see the benefits of an agent.
Edit: Also, the vast majority of these players have High School Diplomas at most (and probably didn't focus a whole bunch at school anyway). Probably not the level of expertise and understanding of contracts to go in with when the other side is advised by teams of lawyers from places like Proskauer and Skadden.
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